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The Bofors Gun


John McGrath's television play The Bofors Gun was expanded (if not improved) by this film adaptation. The time is 1954: a weak-willed British corporal ([[Performer~P74733~David Warner~davidwarner]]) desperately wants to improve his lot in the National Service by taking the officer's entrance course. A rebellious, sociopathic Irish private ([[Performer~P76596~Nicol Williamson~nicolwilliamson]]) takes a dislike to the corporal. He hopes to humiliate the would-be officer and to this end commits suicide...more